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Cessnock Facts

Cessnock Recycling Statistics

2020 – 2021 bins checked prior to collection for correct use was 41,594 this is 36,335 bins less than the previous year.

Of the 41,594 bins checked we found 1,645 contained incorrect (non-accepted) product. 937 OOPs cards issued and bins collected as normal, 1,645 bins contained either hazardous or offensive products and these were not collected.

Plastic bags, wrong plastics and styrofoam being the top 3 offending items.

On average each property recycled 163.02 kilos for the year which works out to 6.3 kilos per fortnight.

eWaste Statistics

A total of 67,160 kilos of eWaste was recycled in Cessnock during 2020 -2021. This is an increase of 1,375 kilos on the previous year. Since April 2009 a total of 1,362,509 kilos of eWaste has been recycled.

Recycling Trends over 3 years
  •  Collected
  •  Waste
  •  Recycled
  •  Kgs per service PA
  •  Kgs per collection
4,635 3,000 2,000 0
4,635.02
159.25
4,475.77
206.89
7.95
17/18
4,046.81
149.73
3,897.08
168.87
6.49
18/19
3,999.25
150.27
3,848.98
162.13
6.20
19/20
3,968.99
444.57
3,523.97
144.74
5.57
20/21

Lake Macquarie Facts

Lake Macquarie Waste Services

Reducing waste and preserving our environment is one of Lake Macquarie City Council’s major priorities. Council provides a range of services for residents, businesses and schools to help minimise waste.

Awaba Tip  officially known as the Awaba Waste Management Facility, offers a range of disposal options including recycling services.

Lake Macquarie Recycling Statistics

2020 – 2021 bins checked prior to collection for correct use was 143,373 of these 6,291 bins contained non-accepted product. 2,914 homes received an OOPs card as the item did not pose a risk and the bin was collected as normal, 6,291 contained hazardous or offensive product and these bins were not emptied.

Plastic bags, wrong plastic and styrofoam amongst the top offending items.

On average each property recycled 207.65 kilos for the year which works out to 7.98 kilos per fortnight.

eWaste Statistics

A total of 72,725 kilos of eWaste was recycled in Lake Macquarie during 2020-2021 through the free drop off at the Awaba Waste Management Facility and their bulk kerbside collections. This is down on the previous year. Since April 2009 a total of 1,642,733 kilos of eWaste has been recycled.

The Lake Macquarie Recycling Directory provides a list of items that can be recycled and how to recycle them.

Recycling Trends over 3 years
  •  Collected
  •  Waste
  •  Recycled
  •  Kgs per service PA
  •  Kgs per collection
19,091 13,000 6,000 0
19,090.95
669.06
18,421.89
231.98
8.92
17/18
18,071.08
848.47
17,222.61
210.52
8.09
18/19
18,071.96
1,066.49
17,005.47
204.12
7.85
19/20
17,511.14
2,050.08
15,459.04
183.34
7.05
20/21

Maitland Facts

Maitland Recycling Statistics

2020-2021 bins checked prior to collection for correct use was 65,580 bins inspected this is 39,359 less bins than the previous year.

Of these 3531 bins contained non-accepted product. 1152 received an OOPs for minor offenses and the bins collected, 2,379 contained hazardous or offensive product so these bins were not collected.

Plastic bags, wrong plastics and styrofoam are the top 3 offending products.

On average each property recycled 166.76 kilos for the year which works out to 6.41 kilos per fortnight.

These weights are down from previous years mainly due to the NSW Container Deposit Scheme.

eWaste Statistics

A total of 76,620 kilos of eWaste was recycled in Maitland during 2020-2021, down by 6,026 kilos from the previous year.

Since April 2009 a total of  1,413,224 kilos of eWaste has been recycled.

Recycling Trends over 3 years
  •  Collected
  •  Waste
  •  Recycled
  •  Kgs per service PA
  •  Kgs per collection
6,541 4,000 2,000 0
6,540.69
181.53
6,359.16
210.84
8.11
17/18
5,850.06
169.65
5,680.41
173.57
6.67
18/19
5,820.50
187.78
5,632.72
168.64
6.48
19/20
5,754.71
647.87
5,107.15
147.96
5.69
20/21

Singleton Facts

Singleton Recycling Statistics

2020-2021 bins checked prior to collection for correct use was 1,515 recycling bins inspected with 829 bins found to contain non-accepted products.

333 bins were of a minor nature and the bins collected as normal, 496 contained hazardous or offensive product and these bins were not collected.

Plastic bags, wrong plastics and styrofoam being the top 3 offending products.

On average each property recycled 160.76 kilos for the year which works out to 6.18 kilos per fortnight.

These weights are down from previous years mainly due to the NSW Container Deposit Scheme.

eWaste Statistics

54,620 kilos of eWaste was recovered in the year 2020-2021. A total of 434,940 of eWaste has been recovered since joining HRR in 2012.

Recycling Trends over 3 years
  •  Collected
  •  Waste
  •  Recycled
  •  Kgs per service PA
  •  Kgs per collection
1,809 1,000 1,000 0
1,809.20
44.97
1,764.23
202.71
7.79
17/18
1,553.89
40.41
1,513.48
166.90
6.42
18/19
1,532.57
46.34
1,486.23
162.11
6.23
19/20
1,489.43
166.29
1,323.03
142.84
5.49
20/21

Recycling Trends over 3 years – Combined all LGA’s

  •  Collected
  •  Waste
  •  Recycled
32,076 21,000 11,000 0
32,075.86
1,054.81
31,021.05
17/18
29,521.84
1,208.26
28,313.58
18/19
29,424.28
1,450.88
27,973.40
19/20
28,725.27
2,908.81
25,413.19
20/21